Jump to content
Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Leaf Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble
Strawberry Orange Banana Lime Leaf Slate Sky Blueberry Grape Watermelon Chocolate Marble


Moderator Donate to Canal World
  • Content count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won


Athy last won the day on November 5 2016

Athy had the most liked content!

Community Reputation

900 Excellent

About Athy

  • Birthday December 22

Profile Information

  • Gender
  • Location
    Upwell, Norfolk

Previous Fields

  • Occupation
    Writer and trader
  • Boat Name
  • Boat Location

Recent Profile Visitors

16,340 profile views
  1. Email from cart

    I ain't coming, but the pint sounds good although it's a bit early for me.
  2. Freaky friday

    ....and check your bill to make sure that the discount has been applied. Last time I went there on a FF, last year, it was not until I questioned the bill.

    Welcome, Sosa. Do you want to find out information about them? I used to have one, in my first boat. It was noisy in a nice way, rather smoky when cold, and never broke down. I liked it a lot.
  4. Email from cart

    Good point....but the fittings grow outwards from the sides of the boat towards the middle. Or do they grow inwards? Ain't English wonderful?
  5. Email from cart

    I wonder if that chap whose boat is in the middle of a field does.
  6. Email from cart

    Ah yes I do, rather than a "train station"? Come to think of it though, "railway station" is not especially logical, as we say "bus station" and not "road station" - unlike the French who do call it a "gare routiere". Curiouser and curiouser.
  7. Freaky friday

    Lucky for some.
  8. Email from cart

    Yes, but it does seem to be gaining currency over here. To me, "fill in" is more logical, as the form has gaps for information, and you write that information IN the gaps.
  9. Email from cart

    Why, when we were formerly asked to fill forms in, are we now urged to fill them out?
  10. Bridgewater permits and licenses

    You may be right, I don't know. I have never boated in those parts.
  11. Repayment of Debt

    An odd question; we were talking about paying for jobs, not necessarily saving lives, were we not? I think most people would agree that China is not an impoverished third world country, and that the £750,000 would be better spent in a way that benefits Britain, as it is British money.
  12. Repayment of Debt

    On an annual basis, about 30. Faced with the choice of sending that money to Asia or having 30 extra people on the beat/ in the ward/ at the chalkface, I know which I'd choose.
  13. Bridgewater permits and licenses

    As I saw last week on the Sheffield History web site, yes. I was prompted to have a look at my old home (Gleadless Avenue) on Googlyspycamerathingy, and was pleased to see that it still has its trees.
  14. Bridgewater permits and licenses

    I suspected as much though any county which produces the likes of Jimmy Anderson can't be that bad.
  15. Bridgewater permits and licenses

    That's right, no trees have been harmed during this exchange - which did grow out of a comment relevant to the main thrust of the thread. I'm not in the habit of extracting said Michael from any Northern place, especially if it is on the correct side of the Pennines.